Ufone Commercially Launches 3G Services in Pakistan

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Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Handing over 3G License to Abdul Aziz, President and CEO of Ufone at Award Ceremony of 3G / 4G licenses

Ufone has become first telecom operator in Pakistan to commercially launch its 3G services in Pakistan, starting off first in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, and Karachi.

With announcement of the commercial launch of Ufone’s 3G service, the free trial duration in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Karachi is going to get over.

Starting May 24th, 2014 all 3G services from Ufone will be be charged as per usual tariffs, or 3G Bundles which are shared at the bottom of this page.

Ufone users in Faisalabad and Peshawar will continue to use free 3G service till the announcements for their respective cities.

It merits mentioning here that Ufone was offering free trial services in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad and Peshawar.

Introduction of this technology by Ufone is a prime example of both leading-edge innovation and quality of service, under which Ufone customers will be able to benefit from the seamless and uninterrupted connectivity being offered.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Taimur Cheema, GM Marketing Ufone, said,

“Today is a landmark day, not only for Ufone but also for the cellular industry in Pakistan.

Ufone will strive to provide excellent coverage to meet customer expectations and will be operating in compliance with the Information Memorandum.

The real benefits of 3G for users are only realized when good quality service is available across the coverage area. Ufone’s 3G service assures highest level of speeds at affordable prices.”

With the introduction of 3G technology, Ufone customers will be able to stream videos on the go, download data at extraordinary speed and watch TV without worrying about electricity fluctuation or power outage. Ufone subscribers will be able to enjoy all 3G services on 3G enabled handsets.

The 3G technology harnesses enormous benefits, which the country will experience in the coming years, and these will include an increase in GDP, increase in public funding and improved productivity.

On a related note, Telenor, Zong and Mobilink are planning to launch 3G services by first week of June.

Ufone 3G Packages:

Ufone 3G Packages are going to get surfaces in couple of hours from now.

Currently we know that base price or usual tariff for Ufone 3G services, which are as following:

  • Rs. 20 for 1st MB
  • Next 19MBs will be free
  • 20th MB will be charged at Rs. 20 per MB
  • 21st MB till 40th MB will be free of charge again
  • 40th MB will be charged at Rs. 20 per MB
  • This cycle will continue for each multiples of 20

Above base tariff means that first MB will be charged, while rest of 19 MBs will be free of cost in one calender day. Then after 19.99 MBs of activity in a single day, 20th MB will be charged at Rs. 20 per day. After this another 19.99 MBs can be used free of charge. This cycle will continue for each charged MB after 20MBs till the end of the day.

Besides this base tariff, Ufone is going to announce at least two dozen 3G Packages or 3G data bundles for its customers. Which means customers will be able to choose from countless 3G packages to meet their data needs.

Ufone 3G Packages aren’t public yet, they are going to reach us in around one hour from now. We will update our readers with Ufone 3G Packages as soon as will have them.

Please check back in one hour from now.

Update:

Ufone has announced its 3G Packages. Check Details by Clicking here.

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